You may not need every rod we make,but we make every rod you need.
While the actions of each one of the over 300 rods we make vary, the reactions we get from anglers rarely does. Unless you've had the pleasure of browsing through our catalog in the past, you probably didn't realize the diversity of our selection. We are, as most anglers know, a specialty rod manufacturer. Yet, as most anglers don't know, our specialty is variety.
When you've been dedicated to a trade for as long as Lamiglas, 54 years to be exact, you become masters of the craft. The process of building the perfect rod for one fishery isn't so much about knowing “how” to build a quality rod (that's a given,) it's about knowing the exact characteristics that anglers require to maximize their success. Researching, testing, prototyping, and actually fishing every concept for a rod that comes through our door is one of the major attributes that separates us from the others. And over the years, there's been no shortage of concepts.
Bass pros like Skeet Reese are in constant need of new actions to match the never-ending stream of radical trends that dominate the FLW and Bassmaster tours. The surf casting clubs and tournament directors along the east coast are always redefining rod actions based on the latest techniques. In the West, it's the salmon and steelhead junkies and professional guides that keep us busy. All across the country and around the globe, whether it's bass, trout, crappie, sturgeon, tuna, walleye, sharks, catfish, steelhead, dorado, blue gill, paddle fish, chinook salmon, dollys, halibut, pike, muskie, carp, bull sharks, roosters, rainbows, chum salmon, silver salmon, Atlantic salmon, stripers, kokanee, browns, pompano, jack crevalle, rock fish, fluke, grouper, or sailfish, the ideas keep coming in and the new rods keep going out.
We learned that it takes this level of commitment to survive in an industry so saturated with choices, but making the choice easiest for you is our primary goal. Whatever passion or opportunities you wish to explore, there's always a Lamiglas rod, and in most cases several, to maximize your experience. You might not need them all today, but when that day comes, you'll know exactly where to turn.